teen books Tag

As conversations about teen mental health have continued to grow and evolve, so too has our collection of books and resources. If you or a friend are dealing with anxiety, depression, body image issues, and related topics, or if you are on the lookout for...

If you have experienced loss, you may be familiar with the analogy of grief as a ball that slowly shrinks over time. While everyone experiences loss differently, stories can be one way to help you cope and shrink the ball of grief over time. Here...

The patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick died on March 17 in the year 461 CE. Since that time, people in Ireland and Irish people around the world observe this day as St Patrick’s Day and they celebrate him and his accomplishments. Library Resources Here are some...

New Year, New Challenge! Tis the season to work on reading resolutions! As 2021 approaches, library staff are already thinking about their To Be Read (TBR) lists. If you are also planning what you want to read, check out this master list of 2021 Reading Challenges!...

A big THANK YOU to our Friends of the Library Celebrate with us - National Friends of the Library Week - October 21 - 27, 2018. The staff and patrons of the Plainfield Guilford-Township Public Library would like to extend a THANK YOU to our Friends of...

Hey, young fans of eBooks and Audiobooks, our Overdrive consortium has a portal for you! There are 350+ new eBooks and audiobooks too. (You can still find the books for kids and teens through the original Overdrive portal.) These popular books are on the current ‘trending’ list: Percy Jackson Wonder Divergent...

This review was written by Lael, one of our friendly front desk clerks. The Program was written by Suzanne Young and released by Simon Pulse in the spring of 2013. The novel is set in dystopic future and features an odd love story filled with suicide,...

Most of the time, I’m really a fantasy reader (or, to be fancy, ‘speculative fiction’), but every now and then I do enjoy a really satisfying realistic YA book. Fortunately, we’re in a golden age of YA publishing right now and...

Graphic Novels! It’s not just for Superheroes! Did you know that graphic novels go beyond superhero comics? Many of the titles in our collection tell wonderful stories without a cape in sight. Here are 20 of my favorite non-superhero graphic novels. I Kill Giants...

Fifty years ago, long before the Lemony Snicket books were written, Joan Aiken published the first in her Wolves Chronicles series. Set in an alternate England where James III rules and wolves roam the countryside, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase has a wonderful combination of...

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